Man allegedly steals woman’s purse from Citgo gas station

Photo Courtesy: Newport News Police Department

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman’s purse from her car at a Citgo gas station last month.

Officers were called to the gas station on 27th Street because of reports of a larceny near the pumps.

A 40-year-old woman at the station told police that she went into the convenience store, and found her purse missing when she returned to her car.

Police say personal items, cash, two cellphones and credit cards were missing.

Investigators are looking for the man in the security photo.

Anyone who with information on the man in the security photo is encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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